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Excel shortcut and function keys

Applies to: Microsoft Office Excel 2003

Excel shortcut and function keys

Applies to: Microsoft Office Excel 2007


WinKey + D =  Minimizes all windows and shows the desktop
WinKey + L =  Locks the computer (Windows XP only)
WinKey + Tab = Cycles through the programs shown on the taskbar
WinKey + F = Brings up the Windows Search box
WinKey + E =  Opens up Windows Explorer
WinKey + R =  Opens the Run dialog box
WinKey + Pause = Opens System Properties

Using the keyboard, you might find these useful.

SHIFT+F10 Same as right-clicking an object
CTRL+ESC Opens the Start menu
SHIFT Press and hold down the SHIFT key while you insert a CD-ROM to bypass the auto-run feature
ALT+F4 Closes the current program
CTRL+F4 Closes the current window in a program
ALT+F6 Switches between multiple windows in the same program
CTRL+Tab Switches between multiple tabbed windows in the same program
SHIFT+DELETE Deletes selection immediately, without it hitting the Recycle Bin

Here are some shortcuts for Microsoft Word.

Ctrl + A =  Selects all the contents of a page
Ctrl + C =  Copy selected text
Ctrl + X =  Cut selected text
Ctrl + V =  Paste the selected text
Ctrl + F =  Opens the find box
Ctrl + B =  Bolds the highlighted selection
Ctrl + I  =  Italicize the highlighted selection
Ctrl + K =  Insert a link to a Web site
Ctrl + U =  Underline the highlighted selection
Ctrl + Y =  Repeat the last action performed
Ctrl + Z =  Undo last action (I love this one!)
Ctrl + End = Moves the cursor to the end of the document
Ctrl + Home = Moves the cursor to the beginning of the document

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